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Philippines’ current population growth projected to be slowest since 1946

The population commission is projecting the slowest population rise this year with only a 0.3 percent increase in population growth

China calls for limits on ‘non-medical’ abortions

China has been gradually easing restrictions to encourage couples to have more children, after a record-low number of births last year

China mulls dropping punishments for couples who have more than three...

A draft amendment to the Population and Family Planning Law removes any punishment for having four or more children

Philippine population hits 109 million

The 2020 Census of Population and Housing is the 15th Census of Population since 1903

‘Urgent action’ on adolescent pregnancy in Philippines needed

The Philippine Statistics Authority reported that seven young adolescent girls with ages between 10 and 14 gave birth per day

Philippine capital region records highest birth occurrence

Of the 1,673,923 total registered live births in the country, the capital region has the share of 14.5 percent

The road to extinction

With millions of educated Filipinos migrating and working abroad the future is bleak with social unrest and political turmoil brewing

Coronavirus pandemic deepens Japan’s demographic crisis

Japan Pediatric Association warns falling birthrate could be expedited by ten years because of pandemic

Filipino expectant mothers feel brunt of coronavirus pandemic

Experts estimate that the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the reproductive health services for more than five million women in the Philippines

COVID-19 pandemic threatens welfare of pregnant women, children

Safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls around the world during the pandemic is this year's World Population Day theme

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